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[movies]What is a Cloud?
In this NASA video segment learn about the different types of clouds and cloud formation. Find out more about the relationship between clouds and weather on Earth.
Keywords: environment; clouds; weather; temperature; earth
Downloads: 724
[movies]Surface Currents
In this NASA video segment learn what causes ocean surface currents. This segment will explain what variables affect and steer surface currents.
Keywords: surface current; ocean; variables; environment
Downloads: 280
[movies]Traveling to the Moon and Stars - Daniel Lee
This NASA video segment calculates the distance from Earth to the moon and from Earth to Mars. Drive time by car is used to help bring meaning to these distances. This video also analyzes the temperature and surface of other planets and explains why Mars is targeted for human exploration. The discussion of light years explains how long it would take to travel to the second closest star to Earth, Proxima Centauri.
Keywords: environment; clouds; weather; temperature; earth
Downloads: 3,251
[movies]How the Electric Car Gets its Power
This NASA video segment explains the how engineers and scientists are working to develop more efficient batteries. Batteries are used in space to store energy received from the sun. These batteries must be durable and long-lasting. This video segment introduces the design of the electric car, which operates on lithium ion batteries. The segment compares the efficienciy of the electric car to traditional fuel-based cars.
Keywords: environment; lithium batteries; ion; electric cars; technology
Downloads: 547
[movies]The Topography of the Ocean
This NASA video segment describes the topography of the ocean floor and discusses oil and gas seepages in the ocean.
Keywords: topography; ocean floor; oil; gas; environment
Downloads: 567
[movies]What is a Tide?
In this NASA video segment learn how the Sun, moon, and gravity all play a role in the creation of tides and waves. Color animation demonstrates how the moon, Sun, and Earth interact to create tides. A quick overview of waves is demonstrated in this video segment.
Keywords: gravity; environment; tide; waves; moon; sun
Downloads: 1,337
[movies]Why are Oceans Salty?
In this NASA video segment learn how oceans were formed and what makes oceans salty. This segment also explains the differences between ocean and fresh water rivers.
Keywords: environment; salt water; ocean; fresh water; rivers
Downloads: 536
[movies]How Oil Spills are Affecting Our Planet
In this NASA video segment learn how oil spills affect our planet. Toxins in oil cling to animals and plants suffocating them. During and after large oil spills, the EPA and Coast Guard map the location. Weather and current data is used to predict the path of the oil. Color animation is used to help support this segment.
Keywords: environment; oil spills; toxins; EPA; Coast Guard; weather; data
Downloads: 461
[movies]What is Weather?
This NASA video segment focuses on the relationship between weather and climate. Learn more about the interconnectedness of heat, air pressure, winds, and moisture to produce local weather.
Keywords: environment; weather; wind; air pressure; heat; climate; moisture
Downloads: 563
[movies]Global Warming - How Humans are Affecting Our Planet
This NASA video segment discusses the role people play in causing global warming. People burn more and more fossil fuels everyday, causing the greenhouse effect to intensify. This keeps more of the sun's heat and energy within Earth's atmosphere causing temperatures on Earth to rise. This video explains the effect warmer temperatures are playing on Earth and what people can do to reduce these effects...
Keywords: environment; global warming; fossil fuel; heat; temperature; space
Downloads: 1,061
[movies]Solar Power on Earth
In this NASA video segment learn how NASA-inspired technologies produce solar power here on Earth. Go behind the scenes at the “Solar Decathlon," a competition that challenged twenty colleges and universities to design a solar-powered house. Learn how solar power works and benefits to using solar power over other fuel sources.
Keywords: solar power; fossil fuel; environment; technology; solar decathlon; fuel sources
Downloads: 561
[movies]Real World: Environmental Control on the International Space Station - NASA eClips
Learn how engineers turn perspiration into innovation on the International Space Station so astronauts can live and work comfortably. The Environmental Control and Life Support System, or ECLSS, regulates the environment, including temperature, humidity and breathable air.
Keywords: NASA; eClips; NIA; Real World; middle school; video; education; mathematics; technology; science; engineering; physical science; space; International Space Station; ISS; ECLSS; relative humidity; metabolic load; water processing; recycling; oxygen; carbon dioxide; life support; environment; percents; equation; perspiration; moisture; condensation; health
Downloads: 2,360
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